Liggett Tobacco Settlement

NPR's Debbie Elliott reports that the Liggett tobacco settlement may be in jeopardy. Dozens of groups are objecting to a proposed settlement with the Liggett Group, the smallest of the nation's top five tobacco companies. A judge in Mobile, Alabama, is deciding whether to approve the deal which would give Liggett immunity from lawsuits brought by smokers and others who claim to have been damaged by cigarette smoking.



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